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  • PBS Religion & Ethics Newsweekly

    Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem has been featured on PBS Religion & Ethics Newsweekly in a video covering the good works of the hospital in the Holy Land. Thank you to Bob Abernathy and PBS for this beautiful representation of our hospital and the people we serve.

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    December 10, 2016

  • HFHF President on EWTN Radio

    On December 2, 2016, Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem Foundation President Michele Bowe had the privilege of sharing the work of Holy Family Hospital with the listeners of EWTN Radio’s Morning Glory program. Michele shared with Alyssa Murphy, Executive Producer, the importance of the Hospital’s inter-religious ministry, uniting Christians and Muslims in the service of…

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    December 7, 2016

  • Understanding the Advent Wreath

    For many families, lighting candles on an Advent wreath is a fun way to count down the four weeks leading up to Christmas. With each passing week, we light a candle in anticipation of the celebration of Jesus’ birth. However, the Advent wreath is actually meant for much more than to simply measure the days left until Christmas morning.  In…

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    December 18, 2015

  • What is the Order of Malta?

    The Order of Malta has a long, rich history – one that we’d have a difficult time squeezing into one blog post. Nonetheless, as a primary work of the Order, we felt it was important to at least introduce you to its 900 years of dedicated service to the poor and sick throughout the world. The…

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    November 6, 2015

  • Holy Family Hospital Update

    Dear Friends, We just arrived from our successful board trip to Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem. We went to introduce new board members to the dedicated staff and thankful mothers and babies of Bethlehem. Our members were deeply touched by the diligence of our staff, the love they showed each patient, and the gratitude of…

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    November 2, 2015

  • HFHF Secret Family Hummus Recipe

    For those of you that don’t know, we had a fantastic HFHF Pilgrimage to the Holy Land in early October where we spent several days visiting with the clinicians, staff, and patients of Holy Family Hospital. We’ve been back in the U.S. for a few weeks now, and just as we’re missing our friends at the…

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    October 23, 2015

  • Bethlehem Mayor: Holy Family Hospital is “a place where women feel dignity”

    Bethlehem today is a small town of about 30,000 residents located seven miles outside Jerusalem. The West Bank Separation Wall, built in 2002, cut Bethlehem off from Jerusalem, and cut the town’s quality of life along with it. Despite the considerable socioeconomic and political struggles now spread wide throughout the region, Bethlehem’s mayor, Vera Baboun, works hard to unite citizens…

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    October 21, 2015

  • Leila’s Story

    Meet Leila. Her parents, like all soon-to-be parents, were nervous and excited about their daughter’s upcoming delivery. But when Leila’s mother began having contractions far earlier than expected, they didn’t know where to go. Living in a small village over two hours from Bethlehem, they turned to their extended family for help. Following their family’s advice, the couple rushed…

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    October 15, 2015

  • Partnerships for Peace at Holy Family Hospital

    Today, we at Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem Foundation observe the International Day of Peace, an invitation for us all to strengthen the ideals of peace throughout the world. On this day we call to mind Holy Family Hospital’s role as an instrument of peace in the Middle East, where our clinicians and staff provide…

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    September 21, 2015

  • In Memoriam

    In Memoriam, Gary W. Shertenlieb, Sr., KMOb Board Member, Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem Foundation Leadership and staff of Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem Foundation are saddened beyond measure to share news of the sudden passing on May 7 of our beloved Board Member Gary W. Shertenlieb, Sr., KMOb. Gary was a longtime stalwart supporter…

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    May 27, 2015